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The Westmoreland Heritage Trail Chapter is one of the newest chapters of the Regional Trail Corporation.  The trail chapter’s long term goal is acquire and construct a twenty mile hiking and bicycling trail from Saltsburg to Trafford.  Approximately nine miles of trail are completed and open from Saltsburg to Delmont.

The next 3.7-mile phase of the trail from Slickville to Delmont is now complete! This phase was officially opened on October 5, 2013 with a grand opening ceremony, ribbon cutting, and a special run/bike/walk after the opening.

The trail is ideal for walking, jogging, bicycling, and cross-country skiing.  The trail has a wide, flat handicapped accessible surface and will accommodate everyone regardless of age or physical ability.


The heritage of the corridor includes numerous coal mining, salt mining, gas and oil well sites. At the western end in Trafford, founded by George Westinghouse, is the site of his second plant.

Save the date!
The Westmoreland Heritage Trail and the Five Star Trail chapters will be hosting a Comedy Night fundraiser on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Delmont VFD Hall. Tickets are $30 per person and include dinner and a show featuring two professional comedians. Please call 724-830-3950 for tickets (available January 2017). 
 
Stream bank stabilization project by Westmoreland Conservation District
These photos are of the stream bank stabilization project along Turtle Creek just completed by the Westmoreland Conservation District. It is along the newly purchased Turtle Creek Extension of the WHT between Meadowbrook Road in Murrysville and the PA Turnpike in Monroeville.

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About Us

The Westmoreland Heritage Trail Chapter is a volunteer organization and is associated with the Regional Trail Corporation, a non-profit entity which promotes the conversion of railroad right-of-ways into trails within Westmoreland, Allegheny and Fayette Counties.  By becoming a member of the chapter, you can help us make this trail a reality!

If you're interested in purchasing a bench in memory of a loved one, or if you'd like to advertise on a mile post along the trail, please click on the links below for an application:
Spring on the Westmoreland Heritage Trail
Photo Credit: John Sopko 

For driving directions and further information, please download the membership brochure via the link below.